14 years at Gartner
31 years IT industry
Santa Clara, CA USA
Roles and Responsibilities
Dean Freeman is a Research VP in Gartner Research, where he is part of the Semiconductor Internet of Things Center of Excellence. He is responsible for tracking intelligent lighting and semiconductor manufacturing as they pertain to the Internet of Things. In addition to the IoT, Mr. Freeman tracks semiconductor equipment, trends in IC manufacturing techniques, and emerging semiconductor technology, which includes nanotechnology, LEDs and printed electronics.
Areas of Coverage
Dean Freeman's Recent Gartner Activity
Predicts 2015: Internet of Things Drives Product Innovation in Semiconductor Industry
Emerging Technology Analysis: Obamacare Drives Growth of Biomedical Semiconductor Industry
Forecast Analysis: IoT Endpoints — Sensing, Processing and Communications Semiconductors, Worldwide, 2014 Update
Mr. Freeman has more than 27 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, having worked with Texas Instruments, Lam Research, FSI International and Watkins-Johnson's Semiconductor Equipment Group. His experience includes positions in product and process development, operations, marketing, product management, and business development.
Lam Research, Manager, 7 years
Texas Instruments, Member of the Technical Staff, 5 years
Watkins-Johnson, Director, 4 years
B.S., Chemistry, Whitworth College
M.S., Physical Chemistry, University of Nevada